Heraklion Airport

Heraklion Airport - General information

Heraklion International Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis"(IATA:HER,) is located about 5 km east of the city centre of Heraklion. It is the primary airport on the island of Crete and the country's second busiest airport serving Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos, Malia, Hersonissos, Stalida, Elounda and other resorts. The airport is named after Heraklion native Nikos Kazantzakis, a Greek writer and philosopher.

A large number of charter flights and airlines, including budget airlines, fly into Heraklion especially in the summer season.

Information you should know about Heraklion Airport (HER)

The airport facilities include an information desk in the Arrivals Hall, one bank, one ATM, store baggage. snack bar, cafes, duty free, baby care facilities, toilet for people with special needs, currency exchange travel agents desks and losts and found.

Heraklion Airport Parking has over 500 parking spaces for long and short term parking options, located within a short walk from both departure and arrivals. Covered and open air parking options are available as well.

The address and phone number is 71601 Heraklion Crete, Greece, Tel: +30 2810 397800, Fax: +30 2810 221700.

The available means of transport at Heraklion Airport are bus, taxi and a car rental. Find our agency lot in Locations page here.

Car Rental Heraklion Airport (HER)

Heraklion Airport is located on the main road in Crete and it is usually easy to drive to every destination with a rental car.

Whether you’re coming for a business meeting or just on a family holiday in Heraklion, a rental car would be a very good idea. At Heraklion Airport, you have the option of renting a car through Royal Rentals waiting for you right after your arrival. Our company Royal Rentals has an office at Heraklion Airport and we arrange your meeting at the airport with our representative holding a sign.

You can get Royal rentals car in a wide variety of car classes at the right price. Get the information at our site choosing a Car & Bike fleet page.

The maps on our site also show you where the Royal Rentals office at Heraklion airport is, as well as all our other locations around on Crete.